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Friday Things: 8/23 - The home stretch

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[alright, so I'm still out having adventures, but it's Friday again so it's time to share. Because I care. I just hope that this time the formatting won't be all nutty...]

If you're into grammar or want to be better at it, there's a new iOS game out by Grammar Girl. I'll be trying it out soon. http://bit.ly/1ayOdzY

New Batman. It's Ben Affleck. I'm neutral on the casting, though it'd be rad if he'd been hired to direct instead. http://bit.ly/BatmanCasting

Lauren Orsini: "Maybe you're the reason anime is dying." Another excellent piece. http://bit.ly/157RORl

Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book is being adapted to graphic novels. Have a look at some of the pages. http://bit.ly/16yTkyn

The Daily Dot posted an interesting story about the Mako Mori Test as a response to the inadequacies of the Bechdel Test. Of course, it isn't perfect, but the concept (the evolution) is interesting. http://bit.ly/17WLIRD

"28 Foods Named After People" (Mental Floss video): http://bit.ly/1c0v0Fa

Third gender birth certificates in Germany! http://bit.ly/14m8rFB

Andrew Evans, NatGeo explorer, discusses how he stays connected all around the world. Great tips for travelers. http://bit.ly/12aQbkR

What are the most common clichés in fiction writing? On HuffPo books: http://huff.to/1bzYERk

[thats it for this week, since I've been spending more time taking it easy than browsing this week. Back to normal for the next one!]